For Immediate Release:
UPDATE: The Danvers Police Department has identified the vehicle involved in this morning’s hit and run crash. It was a 2017 white Chevrolet Silverado with out of state plates. The vehicle was located by Topsfield Police Department in their town. This incident is still under active investigation by the Danvers Police Criminal Investigation Division.
Any person who may have seen this vehicle in the area of Route 1 is encouraged to call the Danvers Police Department at (978) 774-1213.
The Danvers Police Department is investigating a car crash that occurred at 425 Newbury St. On August 23, 2019, at approximately 0118 hours, it was reported that a vehicle crashed into the gas pumps at the Gulf gas station. The crash resulted in the pump catching fire. The fire was quickly extinguished by the fire suppression system.
The vehicle fled the scene after causing extensive property damage. A description and the general direction of travel on Route 1 was broadcast over the radio.
The Danvers Criminal Investigation Division is actively investigating this crash.
The Danvers Police Department was assisted by the Massachusetts State Police, Topsfield Police Department and the Danvers Fire Department.
Any person with information is encouraged to call the Danvers Police Department at (978) 774-1213.